Department of Ophthalmology

Peer-Reviewed Publications 2009-2014

Park PS-H, Sapra KT, Jastrzebska B, Maeda T, Maeda A, Pulawski W, Kono M, Lem J, Crouch RK, Filipek S, Müller DJ, and Palczewski K. Modulation of molecular interactions and function by rhodopsin palmitylation. Biochemistry 48:4294-4304, 2009, PMID: 19348429, PMCID: PMC2710298.

Ala-Laurila, P, Cornwall MC, Crouch RK, and Kono M. The action of 11-cis-retinol on cone opsins and intact cone photoreceptors. J Biol Chem 284:16492-16500, 2009, PMID: 19386593, PMCID: PMC2713570.

Kono M. Assays for inverse agonists in the visual system. Methods Enzymol, 485:213-224, 2010, PMID: 21050919.

Kono M, and Crouch RK. In vitro assays of rod and cone opsin activity: Retinoid analogs as agonists and inverse agonists. Methods Mol Biol 652:85-94, 2010, PMID: 20552423.

Kono M, and Crouch RK. Probing human red cone opsin activity with retinal analogues. J Nat Prod 74:391-394, 2011, PMID: 21314100, PMCID: PMC3064742.

Fan J, Crouch RK, and Kono M. Light prevents exogenous 11-cis retinal from maintaining cone photoreceptors in chromophore-deficient mice. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:2412-2416, 2011, PMID: 21228385, PMCID: PMC3081252.

Tang PH, Kono M, Koutalos Y, Ablonczy Z, and Crouch RK. New insights into retinoid metabolism and cycling within the retina. Prog Retin Eye Res. 32:48-63, 2013., PMID: 23063666, PMCID: PMC3746031

Bandyopadhyay M, Kono M, and Rohrer B. Explant cultures of Rpe65-/- mouse retina: a model to investigate cone opsin trafficking. Mol Vision 19:1149-1157, 2013., PMID: 23734084, PMCID: PMC3669539

Isayama T, Chen Y, Kono M, Fabre E, Slavsky M, DeGrip WJ, Ma JX, Crouch RK, and Makino CL. Coexpression of three opsins in cone photoreceptors of the salamander Ambystoma tigrinum. J Comp Neurol 522:2249-2265, 2014., PMID: 24374736, PMCID: PMC3997598

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